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  • Volunteer letter writers helping UA aggressively pursue new students

    AKRON, Ohio With spare time on his hands, retiree Dave Harris decided to write to some high school seniors who were thinking of attending the University of Akron. He hopes to tip them into the "yes" column. Harris, a Stow, Ohio, resident, is among about...
  • We asked you: Should college athletes be paid?

    Grateful just to play We should not pay college athletes. They, for the most part, have their tuition paid via scholarships and have many perks not given to other students. Many students are required to hold part-time jobs to pay for their tuition;...
  • Education briefs

    Engineering scholarships Anne Arundel Community College has been awarded a $598,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support its engineering scholars program. The grant will provide scholarships of up to $4,000 annually to financially...
  • NCAA president: Unionizing 'grossly inappropriate'

    ARLINGTON, Texas — NCAA President Mark Emmert said Sunday the unionization of college athletics would be “grossly inappropriate.” “To convert to a unionized employee model is essentially to throw away the entire collegiate...
  • College of Lake County raises tuition rates

    College of Lake County raises tuition rates
    College of Lake County students will pay $6 more in tuition and $3 more in fees per credit hour beginning in this fall, officials have announced. An additional $8 per credit hour will be tacked onto the cost beginning fall 2015, when students will be...
  • Gil LeBreton: Big 12 commissioner has right idea on NCAA reforms�

    ARLINGTON, Texas Like the old college wrestler that he is, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby knows a headlock when he feels one. And make no mistake, the NCAA has its collective neck fully engaged of late, with judges, attorneys and players, past and...
  • Hotelier Harris Rosen pledges college money for Parramore kids

    Hotelier Harris Rosen pledges college money for Parramore kids
    Hotelier Harris Rosen is pledging to pay for the college educations of children in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood, modeling the effort after the nationally recognized Tangelo Park program that he started 20 years ago. But several other pieces have...
  • Northwestern calls ruling on athlete unionizing 'faulty' in NLRB filing

    Northwestern assailed the decision of a National Labor Relations Board regional director that the school's scholarship football players are employees and can unionize in an appeal filed Wednesday with the full board. "In this unprecedented decision, the...
  • 'Orange' stirs creative juices

    'Orange' stirs creative juices
    Pamela Martinez approached Sarina Shohet with a proposition late last year. "I said to Sarina, 'Can I give you a really difficult assignment?'" Martinez recalled. "She said, 'Yes.'" Students in Martinez's Advanced Placement art class at Irvine-based...
  • Columbia College to give Jim Jacobs honorary degree

    Columbia College Chicago has announced that it will present theater artist Jim Jacobs with a 2014 honorary degree.  Jacobs is best known as the co-creator of “Grease,” the popular Broadway musical and film that had its world premiere in...
  • Higher education: Is college worth it?

    Higher education: Is college worth it?
    WHEN LaTisha Styles graduated from Kennesaw State University in Georgia in 2006 she had $35,000 of student debt. This obligation would have been easy to discharge if her Spanish degree had helped her land a well-paid job. But there is no shortage of...